YOW! Perth Developer Conference 2022: Online

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Monday, 19th - Tuesday, 20th September, Online Conference

6 experts will be speaking. Starts at 8:45 AM AWST (12:45 AM UTC)

Join us for the return of YOW! Perth Developer Conference, a 2‑day conference bringing software experts to you

Over these 2 days you'll learn from Thought Leaders, Architects and Developers as you connect with like-minded people to share skills, insights and lessons.

YOW! Speakers are chosen based on their expertise; they provide excellent technically rich content appropriate to all roles in software and IT, completely independent of commercial concerns such as sponsorship or product. This means no commercials. Ever. Just lots of case studies and stories from the trenches.

Serious software professionals and IT leaders from all across organisations will benefit from attending. Whether you’re a Developer, Architect, Product Owner, Team Lead, Coach or Manager, don’t miss this learning opportunity. Our speakers have a wealth of experience they’re eager to share with you.

Speaker on stage at YOW! Perth

How does it work?

YOW! Perth Developer Conference 2022 will be a hybrid conference with a mix of both virtual and in-person speakers and attendees.
The online channel will be hosted on the Hopin platform, scheduled ideally for those in the UTC+8 time zone.
In-Person Tickets

Join us at Westin Perth, where you'll interact and network with hundreds of like minded developers while learning from leading thought leaders, architects and developers from the software industry.

In-Person Tickets include access to the Online event.

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Online Tickets

Learn from thought leaders, architects and developers as you connect with like-minded people to share skills, insights, and lessons from the comfort of your own device.

Online tickets do not include access to the In-Person event.

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Online Tickets include access to our virtual events platform, where you'll be able to watch live sessions, participate in live Q&As from the event, and network with attendees from around the globe. You'll also gain access to the talk recordings within 48 hours of the event's conclusion.

We are excited to be back in Perth in person and to welcome our online community from Singapore, Hong Kong, and around the world to this year’s YOW! Perth Developer Conference.

Who's going to be there?

This year's speakers include:

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Making the most of your manager

Unless you sit at the very top of an organisation hierarchy, you have a manager. Your manager may be someone you enjoy working with, or not. You may respect their skills and experience, or not. You may rely on them for guidance and advice, or not. Whether you think you have a good manager or a bad manager, there are opportunities for you to leverage your manager to help build your own career. If you want a promotion or a pay rise, your manager is the first person who you need to get onside. This talk is not about "managing up". This talk is about how to turn your manager into your advocate and sponsor.

Event Modeling

Event Modeling is a technique and notation to describe information systems. It is based on Specification by Example, event or timeline-based layout and describes an entire system within its boundaries in line with Systems Thinking.

In this session, you will learn:
• How Event Modeling works
• How to organize an Event Modeling workshop
• Why the approach is highly successful
• How it applies to different size of projects
• How it replaces a number of other practices
• How it applies to traditional projects
• How it applies to legacy systems

Adam Dymitruk


Tim McNamara

Tim McNamara

Senior Software Engineer
Amazon Web Services

Katharina Probst (Keynote)

Katharina Probst

Director of Engineering

Peter Sbarski

Peter Sbarski

VP Education & Research
A Cloud Guru

Designing for web3

As more companies look at opportunities to use web3 to achieve business goals, designers will increasingly need to understand how to design for it. Of course, web3 isn't just one thing - you might need to design for the metaverse, finance applications, NFT projects and more. Will your existing design skills stretch to this new domain or will you need to work in a different way? In this session we'll look at the similarities and differences between web2 and web3, discuss what you might need to learn, what challenges you might face and what you might need to do differently.

Donna Spencer

Principle Product Designer


Become a YOW! Sponsor

Whether you're looking to attract talent to your team or accelerate adoption of your tools and products, sponsoring YOW! is a terrific way to support and connect with our global community of software professionals.

We offer a variety of opportunities for continuous visibility and continuous engagement. Community is at the heart of all we do at Skills Matter, and we believe it is mutually beneficial to foster genuine connections between our members and truly innovative businesses.

Rather than a typical ad hoc event sponsorship, we’ll work with you to create bespoke opportunities that benefit both your business and the Skills Matter community. Whether you’re looking to develop one-to-one relationships with our members, or to showcase your product and spread brand awareness, we’d love to find a way to create meaningful interactions between you and our community.

For further information, please email sabine.wolf@skillsmatter.com


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